Language of the Day for 05 April 2021


Taiap [gpn]

A language of
Papua New Guinea
Population Full
20 (Kulick and Terrill 2019), decreasing. Ethnic population: 300 (Kulick and Terrill 2019).
8a (Moribund).
Language Use
Older adults only. Negative attitudes. All shifted to Tok Pisin [tpi] (Kulick and Terrill 2019).
Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.